Sunday 2 June 2024

The B Team's Blackpark Standing Stones Selfie on The Sunday Selfies Blog Hop **PLUS** Smooch's UK Historical Travel Guide

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Meowvellous Sunday greetings furiends

Welcome to another BBHQ selfie selection, and today we bipped north to the Isle of Bute just off West Scotland.

The B Team's Blackpark Standing Stones Selfie  


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Don't worry though, we'll hop back on the stone circle trail next weekend, we'll get up extra early! MOL



Here's a little bit of info from BBHQ's Historical Travel Guide, Smooch:


Greetings to all the history aficionados and travel enthusiasts out there!

Welcome back to my historic travel blog, where we're going to explore the mystical and ancient Blackpark Standing Stones on the beautiful Isle of Bute. Situated in a serene and picturesque setting, these neolithic standing stones have a history that dates back thousands of years.

The Blackpark Standing Stones are a fascinating collection of ancient stones, with a rich history and an air of mystery. Once upon a time, there were more stones in this arrangement, but only three remain standing today. The missing stones only add to the enigma and allure of this historic site. Imagine the stories these stones could tell if they could speak

These standing stones are quartz and have a glittery patina, I love sparkles! MOL It's incredible to think about the peeps who placed these stones here and the purpose they served. Some believe that these stones were used for rituals, ceremonies, or even as astronomical markers. The true purpose remains a tantalizing mystery, adding to the allure of this ancient site.

As mew stand among the remaining three stones, mew can't help but feel a sense of paw and wonder at the history and significance of this place. The rugged beauty of the Isle of Bute provides a stunning backdrop to these ancient relics, creating a truly unforgettable experience.

Visiting the Blackpark Standing Stones is like stepping back in time and connecting with ancient past. It's a place where history comes alive, and where the whispers of the past can still be heard in the rustling of the wind through the surrounding trees. If mew ever find yourself on the Isle of Bute, make sure to pay a visit to these remarkable standing stones and immerse yourself in their timeless mystique.

Happy Trails

Smooch

 BBHQ's Historical Travel Guide

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We're also joining in Athena's Fabulous Art Hop so do stop by and show off your pawesome arty-farty skills.

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The effect was created with Befunky - AI Enhancer, Pointillism 1 + colour mixer red intensity + colour vignette.

We also turned this fab arty-farty picture into a puzzle, so do stop by the puzzle page and take the Puzzle Challenge, see if mew can beat our time of 10 mins 40 secs. 

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We're off on a sedate amble around the garden, followed by a third breakfast and a quick snooze before lunch. Smooch is in the kitchen with his stopwatch at the ready, he's become such a kitchen diva these last few months! MOL

We hope mew're having a pawesome weekend, and we'll be back tomorrow with a brand new Brain Training with Cats post - click here to try the puzzles on the last post, so join us then, and don't forget to...
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Wing Commander Basil & The B Team







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Don't forget to join in the pawesome Sunday Selfies Blog Hop with

 Angel Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer ~ visit them at their pawesome blog:




Link up coming later...



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9 comments:

  1. That is a magical place for an epic selfie, mew guys! XO

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  2. Wow, the place does sparkle and so do all of you.

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  3. That is a lovely selfie in that beautiful place.

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  4. What an amazing place that must be! It looks quite magical!

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  5. We are wondering if the rustling on the breeze is bird wings or flutterbies instead of just leaves. Gives paws to thought fur kitties.

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  6. WOW gang, that's another purrfect scene for your group Ussie. Thanks for joining Angel Brian's Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

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  7. Very nice selfie and cool art. Thank you for the puzzle. XO

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  8. Wow, that sounds like a remote and mysterious place for sure! The B-Team makes it even more intriguing!

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  9. Sounds a very interesting place to visit love your photos x🙀😽🐈‍⬛🐾

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